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Bath Decides. The Mayoral Hustings.

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University of Bath

Claverton Down

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Come along to watch the candidates to be the first ever ‘Mayor for the West of England’ debate what they would do with the significant new powers that the role brings at Bath’s only Mayoral Hustings!!

Hosted by Bath University Debating Society and Bath University Politics Society.

You can submit questions here: https://goo.gl/forms/HIigRDo6cSy0tabw1

Details of the role of Metro-Mayor for the West of England:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/508112/160315_West_of_England_Devolution_Agreement_Draft_-_FINAL.pdf

http://www.centreforcities.org/west-of-england/

The Hustings will feature:

Darren Hall, Green Party candidate and former Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Bristol West for the 2015 General Election.

Ben Howlett, Conservative MP for Bath, will be speaking on behalf of Cllr Tim Bowles, the Conservative Candidate for Mayor for the West of England.

Lesley Mansell, Labour candidate, NHS Manager and Parish Councillor.

Stephen Williams, Liberal Democrat candidate and former Member of Parliament for Bristol West (2005-15).

Unfortunately, Aaron Foot (UKIP) is unable to attend. Offer to host a representitive pending.

The hustings will be held in Chancellor’s Building 1.1 at the University of Bath. Doors will open at 18:15, with the hustings aiming to start at 18:30. In all the hustings should finish no later than 20:15.

The University can easily be accessed by regular U1 or 17/18 bus services from the city centre and the railway station. Alternatively, if you are arriving by car, please can you park in the University’s Pay and Display area of East Car Park.

U1 Timetable: https://www.firstgroup.com/uploads/maps/Service_U1-U2-WEB.pdf

17 Timetable: http://www.wessexbus.com/services/UniversityofBath_11/17-UniversityofBath-CityCentre-Twerton-Southdown_501.html

18 Timetable: http://www.wessexbus.com/services/UniversityofBath_11/18-UniversityofBathtoLowerOldfieldPark_502.html

Campus Map: http://www.bath.ac.uk/about/pdfs/CampusMapKey.pdf

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